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The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president, it is widely recognized as one of the best universities in Canada.
The main campus covers 50 city blocks with over 90 buildings directly across the North Saskatchewan River from downtown Edmonton.
The University of Alberta library system, received a tremendous boost with the opening of the Rutherford Library in May 1951, and now has one of the largest research libraries systems in Canada. As of 2004, according to the Association of Research Libraries, the library system is the second-largest, by the number of volumes held, among all Canadian universities, after the University of Toronto Library

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University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
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A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche. The full set of metadata records for this collection can be downloaded from:  https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/10710 The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To...
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Government of Alberta Publications Collection
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This collection contains government publications created by the Government of Alberta’s ministries and agencies. Documents from most ministries and agencies are included, however the collection heavily features content related to education (Alberta Education, Alberta Learning, Student Evaluation Branch, etc.) as well as resources and the environment. Note: this is not an inclusive collection of all departmental publications produced. Current Government of Alberta publications can be found...
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Print versions of this unique collection of Alberta Education curriculum guides and programs of study are housed in the Curriculum Historical Collection at the H.T. Coutts Education and Physical Education Library . These resources are of interest to researchers in all programs in the Faculty of Education. Digitization of these items now enables many more researchers to search and obtain access to these historical documents. Search University of Alberta Education Guides:
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Print versions of this unique collection of textbooks that were approved for use in Alberta schools are housed in the Curriculum Historical Collection at the H.T. Coutts Education and Physical Education Library . Digitization of these items now enables many more researchers to search and obtain access to these historical documents. Also of interest is the digitized curriculum guides collection .
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) is a prominent centre of Ukrainian studies outside Ukraine and an integral part of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta. Founded in 1976, it provides an institutional home for Ukrainian scholarship in Canada. CIUS is dedicated to the development of Ukrainian studies in Canada and supports such studies internationally. CIUS consists of a number of centres, programs, and projects whose activities range from research to publishing,...
Alberta Homestead Records
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Under the Dominion Lands Act, once Crown land had been surveyed and officially declared available for settlement, individuals could apply to homestead a quarter section (160 acres) of their choice. Then, after paying a $10 filing fee and 'proving up' their homestead claim (occupying the land for at least three years and performing certain improvements, including building a house and barn, fencing, breaking and cropping a portion of the land), the homesteader could apply for patent (title) to...
University of Alberta - Theses and Dissertations
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This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta.
Administrative History of Technocracy Inc.
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Technocracy is a uniquely North American movement which had its inception in 1919 in New York City. It was founded by Howard Scott, an American engineer, who along with a number of other scientists and engineers, impressed by the results of the mobilization of resources and production during the First World War, organized a group known as the Technical Alliance. The Technical Alliance proposed to study the working of the entire social system, and elected Howard Scott to serve as Chief Engineer....
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Research Reports
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies - Journal of Ukrainian Studies
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World communism in the 20th century
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A collection of pamphlets.
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Books
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The Nosotros television programme has existed in Edmonton, Alberta (Canada) since 1982 and has been broadcasting hour-long shows on Shaw Television. The programme, founded by Lito Azócar, represents the views, history and memory of local Latin American communities in Alberta. In keeping with its collection and preservation mandate, the University of Alberta Libraries have recently digitized, with the help of the University of Alberta's Arts Resource Centre, 239 Nosotros videos (from 1982 to...
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Newsletters
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University of Alberta Libraries - Special Projects
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Chester D Cuthbert of Winnipeg, MB was a member of "First Fandom", the first group of science fiction fans to emerge in the 1930s. Over the decades, he amassed a huge collection of science fiction, fantasy, and general fiction books, which were donated to the University of Alberta Libraries in 2007. Chester's personal archives have been processed and detailed in three separate fonds, which can be accessed via the Finding Aids page on the University of Alberta Archives website:...
University of Alberta Press
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Bruce Braden Peel (1916–1998) was Chief Librarian at the University of Alberta from 1955 to 1982. The publication of his A Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces in 1956 was a landmark achievement that documents the early settlement and publishing history of western Canada, and his bibliography continues to grow today as an online database called "Peel's Prairie Provinces." Named to honour Peel's accomplishments, Bruce Peel Special Collections & Archives houses a world-class...
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The University of Alberta Libraries Historical Postcard Collection consists of postcards depicting various aspects of life on the Canadian Prairies from the late 19th through the mid 20th centuries. The physical collection is housed in the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library and is available to students, staff, and the general public for use within the Library.